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Engendering Development: Through Gender Equality in Rights, Resources, and Voice
Engendering Development: Through Gender Equality in Rights, Resources, and Voice
by Elizabeth King
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'Engendering Development' focuses on gender issues and their broad economic and social implications in developing and transitional countries. The report examines the conceptual and empirical links between gender, public policy, and development outcomes... (read more)

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Figuring It Out: Science, Gender, and Visual Culture (Interfaces: Studies in Visual Culture)
Figuring It Out: Science, Gender, and Visual Culture (Interfaces: Studies in Visual Culture)
by Ann Shteir
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In light of recent debates about the culture of contemporary science and the place of women in scientific fields, Figuring It Out: Science, Gender, and Visual Culture offers a timely consideration of the role of gender in the imagery of modern Western... (read more)

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Making Babies, Making Families: What Matters Most in an Age of Reproductive Technologies, Surrogacy, Adoption, and Same-Sex and Unwed Parents
Making Babies, Making Families: What Matters Most in an Age of Reproductive Technologies, Surrogacy, Adoption, and Same-Sex and Unwed Parents
by Mary Shanley
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Bronx Primitive: Portraits in a Childhood
Bronx Primitive: Portraits in a Childhood
by Kate Simon
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"As an account of growing up female, it is a fit companion piece to Mary McCarthy's classic Memoirs of a Catholic Girlhood."—Le Anne Schreiber, The New York Times.... (read more)

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Goddess Shift: Women Leading for a Change
Goddess Shift: Women Leading for a Change
by Stephanie Marohn
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Women's style of collaborative and visionary leadership is now changing the way society functions. Celebrating the shift, this anthology includes chapters by such notable women leaders as Oprah Winfrey, Suze Orman, First Lady Michelle Obama, Venus and... (read more)

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Labyrinth of Desire: Women, Passion, and Romantic Obsession
Labyrinth of Desire: Women, Passion, and Romantic Obsession
by Rosemary Sullivan
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Every woman longs to be in a love story. But what are they longing for? In "Labyrinth of Desire, " award-winning writer Rosemary Sullivan explores the many stories upon which women base their (mis) understanding of romantic love.... (read more)

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Girls Only: Sleepovers, Squabbles, Tuna Fish & Other Facts of Family Life
Girls Only: Sleepovers, Squabbles, Tuna Fish & Other Facts of Family Life
by Alex Witchel
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Inspired by her series of articles in The New York Times, Alex Witchel present "Girls Only", a collection of hilarious family tenets that speak volumes about women. Embarking on a spiritual odyssey, a shopping spree, or a jaunt around her New York City... (read more)

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Closing the Leadership Gap: Why Women Can and Must Help Run the World
Closing the Leadership Gap: Why Women Can and Must Help Run the World
by Marie Wilson
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An impassioned examination of the vital importance of women in leadership roles — in politics as well as business — by a renowned women's issues advocate. Insightful and inspiring, Closing the Leadership Gap is a call to action for the... (read more)

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Frantz Fanon
Frantz Fanon
by T Sharpley Whiting
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Frantz Fanon: Conflicts and Feminisms represents a bold examination of previous feminist criticisms of Fanon and argues that Fanon's writings on women and resistance provide the formative kernels of a liberating praxis for women existing under colonial... (read more)

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The Dismissal of Miss Ruth Brown: Civil Rights, Censorship, and the American Library
The Dismissal of Miss Ruth Brown: Civil Rights, Censorship, and the American Library
by Louise S Robbins
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In 1950 Ruth W. Brown, librarian at the Bartlesville, Oklahoma, Public Library, was summarily dismissed from her job after thirty years of exemplary service, ostensibly because she had circulated subversive materials. In truth, however, Brown was fired... (read more)

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A Breath of Life (Brandeis Series in American Jewish History, Culture, & Life)
A Breath of Life (Brandeis Series in American Jewish History, Culture, & Life)
by Sylvia B Fishman
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A vigorous portrayal of the effects of a distinct form of feminism on the spiritual and secular lives of Jewish women.... (read more)

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Sexual Personae: Art & Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson
Sexual Personae: Art & Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson
by Camille Paglia
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From ancient Egypt through the nineteenth century, Sexual Personae explores the provocative connections between art and pagan ritual; between Emily Dickinson and the Marquis de Sade; between Lord Byron and Elvis Presley. It ultimately challenges the... (read more)

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Out in Public: Configurations of Women's Bodies in Nineteenth-Century America
Out in Public: Configurations of Women's Bodies in Nineteenth-Century America
by Alison Piepmeier
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"The innovative theses [and] the broad research . . . are useful contributions to American and Women's Studies." — Feminist Teacher "Deftly weaves between sentimental and sensational discourses." — American Literature "This is a work of... (read more)

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On Liberty and the Subjection of Women
On Liberty and the Subjection of Women
by John Stuart Mill
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Two cornerstones of liberalism from the great social radical of English philosophy John Stuart Mill was a prodigious thinker who sharply challenged the beliefs of his age. In On Liberty?one of the sacred texts of liberalism?he argues that any democracy... (read more)

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Margaret Sanger: A Life of Passion
Margaret Sanger: A Life of Passion
by Jean H Baker
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Undoubtedly the most influential advocate for birth control even before the term existed, Margaret Sanger ignited a movement that has shaped our society to this day. Her views on reproductive rights have made her a frequent target of conservatives and so-... (read more)

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The Female Eunuch
The Female Eunuch
by Germaine Greer
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The clarion call to change that galvanized a generation. When Germaine Greer's The Female Eunuch was first published it created a shock wave of recognition in women, one that could be felt around the world. It went on to become an international... (read more)

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A Thrice-Told Tale: Feminism, Postmodernism, and Ethnographic Responsibility
A Thrice-Told Tale: Feminism, Postmodernism, and Ethnographic Responsibility
by Margery Wolf
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A Thrice-Told Tale is one ethnographer’s imaginative and powerful response to the methodological issues raised by feminist and postmodernist critics of traditional ethnography. The author, a feminist anthropologist, uses three texts developed out... (read more)

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Baby Love: Choosing Motherhood After a Lifetime of Ambivalence
Baby Love: Choosing Motherhood After a Lifetime of Ambivalence
by Rebecca Walker
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From the international bestselling author of Black, White, and Jewish comes a "wonderfully insightful" (Associated Press) book that's destined to become a motherhood classic. Now in trade. Like many women her age, thirty-four-year-old Rebecca Walker was... (read more)

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Class Action : Landmark Case That Changed Sexual Harassment Law (02 Edition)
Class Action : Landmark Case That Changed Sexual Harassment Law (02 Edition)
by Clara Bingham
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A petite single mother, Lois Jenson was among the first women hired by a northern Minnesota iron mine in 1975. In this brutal workplace, female miners were relentlessly threatened with pornographic graffiti, denigrating language, stalking, and physical... (read more)

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Women Who Make the World Worse: And How Their Radical Feminist Assault Is Ruining Our Schools, Families, Military, and Sports
Women Who Make the World Worse: And How Their Radical Feminist Assault Is Ruining Our Schools, Families, Military, and Sports
by Kate O'beirne
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A top conservative writer explores the feminist assault on our families, schools, workplaces, and military As a woman, Kate O’Beirne can say things a male commentator could never get away with. In her long-awaited first book, she takes on America’s... (read more)

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